Category Archives: Poetry

When We Were Very Young & Now We Are Six by A. A. Milne (1924 & 1927)

Of course, we know A. A. Milne best for his Winnie the Pooh books, but in fact he wrote dozens of novels, short stories, plays, articles and poetry.  He saw himself mostly as a playwright. When We Were Very Young … Continue reading

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The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear (1871)

I’m not a huge poetry fan — most likely a glitch in my DNA.  But there are a few poems that absolutely delight me.  The Owl and the Pussycat is one of them.  Especially in the board book format, illustrated … Continue reading

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